Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Last Stand in Tennessee ~ December 27, 1864



Marker ID: THC 3F 32
Location: TN 11, Giles County, on north side of Sugar Creek
County: Giles
Coordinates:   
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Here Forrest's Cavalry Corps fought its last Tennessee action. Covering Hood's retreat, it erected hasty works in the gap to the north. Upon approach of Federals, fire was opened at close range, followed by a charge by two regiments of Ross's Brigade and